Lal Qila (Red Fort) - Moti Masjid


Ramparts & Gateway

Naubat Khana


Mumtaz Mahal

Rang Mahal

Khas Mahal

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Moti Masjid

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To the west of the Hammam lies the small mosque, called the Moti-Masjid (pearl mosque), built by Aurangzeb for his personal use. The prayer-hall of the mosque is inlaid with outlines of musallas (small carpets for prayers) in black marble, and it stands at a higher level than the courtyard. The hall is surmounted by three bulbous domes, originally copper-plated, which appear to be too constricted at the neck . The eastern door is provided with copper-plated leaves. The mosque was also used by the ladies of the seraglio.